HAVOC


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HAVOCHandicapped Adults of Volusia County (advocacy organization; est. 1977; Volusia County, FL)
HAVOCHumanity Against Victimization of Children
HAVOCHarrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club (Harrisburg, PA)
HAVOCHammer and Anvils Various Occupations Club
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Fifty years ago a series of great fires took place, which made terrible havoc on five separate occasions.
Nor does the matter end simply with grief for the loss of my father; heaven has laid sorrows upon me of yet another kind; for the chiefs from all our islands, Dulichium, Same, and the woodland island of Zacynthus, as also all the principal men of Ithaca itself, are eating up my house under the pretext of paying their court to my mother, who will neither point blank say that she will not marry, {7} nor yet bring matters to an end; so they are making havoc of my estate, and before long will do so also with myself.
The musketry sounded in long irregular surges that played havoc with his ears.
The infection spread into the town of Boston, and made much havoc there.
When Aeneas saw him thus making havoc among the ranks, he went through the fight amid the rain of spears to see if he could find Pandarus.
Observe the countenance of that woodchopper, while he exults in presenting a larger fish than common to my cousin sheriff; and see, Louisa, how hand some and considerate my dear father looks, by the light of that fire, where he stands viewing the havoc of the game.
He has now and then been a sad flirt, and cared very little for the havoc he might be making in young ladies' affections.
Nor did his disgust and vexation cease when all hands had recovered from sea-sickness, and become accustomed to the ship, for now broke out an alarming keenness of appetite that threatened havoc to the provisions.
Kansas wind, Kansas well-water and Kansas sun had played their usual havoc, giving her skin the dull sand color so common in the Sunflower State.
The horrors of the last few hours had played such havoc with Mimi's nerves, that a change of scene was imperative--if a permanent breakdown was to be avoided.
With our four guns the two of us made a horrible havoc.
It is terrible, this havoc among the flowers," he remarked.